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Finau hoping for big end to big year, shares Houston lead

Finau hoping for big end to big year, shares Houston lead

HOUSTON (AP) — Tony Finau wants to end his big year in a big way, and he took a step Thursday by biding his time and delivering late birdies for a 5-under 65 that gave him a share of the lead in the Houston Open.
Former CFL player convicted of voyeurism apologizes at Calgary sentencing hearing

Former CFL player convicted of voyeurism apologizes at Calgary sentencing hearing

CALGARY — A former running back with the Calgary Stampeders who filmed a sexual encounter with a woman without her permission offered a tearful apology at his sentencing hearing Thursday.

Alker shoots 65, shares lead at Schwab Cup Championship

PHOENIX (AP) — Steven Alker matched Padraig Harrington's early birdies and kept playing steady golf, giving him a one-shot lead over the only player who can pass him for the Charles Schwab Cup. The Kiwi couldn't have asked for a better start.
Blue Jays catcher Alejandro Kirk wins Silver Slugger for first time

Blue Jays catcher Alejandro Kirk wins Silver Slugger for first time

CHICAGO — Alejandro Kirk is a Silver Slugger for the first time of his career. The Toronto Blue Jays catcher won the award on Thursday night, capping off a career-best season.
Rourke: Underdog Lions have 'nothing to lose' against Bombers in West final

Rourke: Underdog Lions have 'nothing to lose' against Bombers in West final

SURREY, B.C. — The B.C. Lions know the odds of making a Grey Cup appearance this season are not in their favour.
Veteran running back Andrew Harris eager to rejoin Argos in time for East final

Veteran running back Andrew Harris eager to rejoin Argos in time for East final

TORONTO — Andrew Harris's recuperative powers haven't diminished with age. The Toronto Argonauts veteran running back will play in the East final Sunday at BMO Field against the Montreal Alouettes.
Expansion St. Louis City gets to pick up to 5 players in MLS expansion draft Friday

Expansion St. Louis City gets to pick up to 5 players in MLS expansion draft Friday

Expansion St. Louis City FC gets to grow its roster Friday via the MLS expansion draft.
Slipchuk happy to see Russian doping scandal at Beijing Games has gone to CAS

Slipchuk happy to see Russian doping scandal at Beijing Games has gone to CAS

Mike Slipchuk is pleased to finally see movement on the controversial team figure skating event at last year's Beijing Olympics. But he laments the lost moment on the medal podium for all the affected skaters.
Quebec sits top of table at mixed curling championship with win over Northern Ontario

Quebec sits top of table at mixed curling championship with win over Northern Ontario

PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. — Felix Asselin's Quebec rink moved atop the championship pool standings with a 6-2 win over Northern Ontario on Thursday at the Canadian mixed curling championship.
More than 20 years after she retired from skating, Stellato-Dudek has Olympic dreams

More than 20 years after she retired from skating, Stellato-Dudek has Olympic dreams

Deanna Stellato-Dudek was attending a business retreat in 2016 and as part of a team-building exercise was asked: What would you do if you knew you couldn't fail? With no hesitation she said: Win an Olympic gold medal.
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